Ayurveda

Sreedhareeyam Ayurveda Eye Hospital & Research Centre

Sreedhareeyam Ayurveda Eye Hospital & Research Centre

Project Title:

Technical Consultancy Support for NABH Accreditation for Sreedhareeyam Ayurveda Eye Hospital & Research Centre, Ernakulum District, Kerala

Client / Project Background:

Sreedhareeyam Ayurvedic Eye Hospital and Research Centre is 300 bedded Ayurveda eye hospital with 25 doctors and 75 paramedical staff with a traditional of Ayurveda ophthalmology practice backed by over an hundred years of traditional practice. Treatment is offered for conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and a plethora of other diseases. Sreedharaeeyam attracts patients from not only different parts of India and foreign countries. Sreedhareeyam has established speciality eye hospitals in PPP with Government of Chhattisgarh in Raipur and in with collaboration with National Institute of Ayurveda in Jaipur. Sreedhareeyam is recognised and funded by the Department of Ayush, Government of India as a Centre of Excellence in Ayurveda Ophthalmology.

Isos Services

Isos Consultancy supported Sreedhareeyam Eye Hospital & Research Centre, an Ayurvedic hospital, in the NABH accreditation process. The scope of work included:

  • Self-assessment against NABH Accreditation Standards, Gap Analysis Report and Action Planning
  • Standardization and Documentation of Clinical, Administrative and Support Systems and Processes
  • Implementation Support, Internal Audits and Development of overall QMS Structure.

Key Challenges / Innovations

  • Sreedhareeyam is the first speciality Ayurveda / eye hospital which has under gone NABH accreditation till date.
  • To bring a breakthrough improvements and enhancements in the customs and traditional methods followed over centuries
  • To deal with and handle the peak traffic of paediatric patients during summer vocations.
  • New challenges appeared along the road of Quality management that is patient safety. This must be an active process and so policies had to be created. We were forced to set in place processes and procedures that would more clearly guide the role of each staff member to reach this new goal
  • Physicians were not used to working under the guide of specific hospital protocols. Getting them to understand how important it is for their patients – and for themselves – to document their findings and recommendations was another major challenge.
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Amala Ayurveda Hospital & Research Centre

Amala Ayurveda Hospital & Research Centre

Project Title:

Technical Consultancy Support for NABH Accreditation for Amala Ayurveda Hospital & Research Centre, Thrissur, Kerala

Client / Project Background:

Amala Ayurvedic Hospital is a part of Amala Hospital and Research Centre that was established in 1978 as non-profit, charitable institution aimed at treatment and management of Cancer in Central Kerala. Amala Ayurvedic Hospital has a bed-strength of nearly eighty beds. Treatment is given for all general diseases including rheumatic disorders, peptic ulcer, psoriasis etc. Special treatments like Dhara, Massage, and Navarakizhi etc. are given for patients who have complaints of Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Facial Paralysis, Arthritis etc. Amala Ayurvedic Hospital and Research Centre got “OLIVE LEAF” accreditation by the Government of Kerala.

Isos Services

Isos Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd is involved in supporting the Amala Ayurvedic Hospital in the NABH accreditation process. The scope of work includes:

  • Self-Assessment against NABH Accreditation Standards, Gap Analysis Report and Action Planning
  • Standardization and Documentation of Clinical, Administrative and Support Systems & Processes
  • Implementation Support, Internal Audits and Development of overall QMS Structure

Key Challenges / Innovations

  • At 85 beds, Amala was the first Ayurveda hospital with more than fifty beds to achieve accreditation at the point of its accreditation award.
  • The Medication Management process at Amala included its own full-fledged medicime manufacturing unit which catered to all the medications required by the hospital
  • To change the traditional administration and management methods already in practice
  • Resistance of doctors, nurses and therapist to standardised protocols.
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